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John Tria
John Tria is former Chairman of the Southern Mindanao Growth Corridor Investors Forum and Program head of the Davao Agri-Trade Expo of the Davao Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 2013-2016. He is managing director of environmental consultancy company Environmental Counselors, Inc., and manages a coffee and vegetable farm in Davao City. A former contributing writer of the Manila Times, he writes a regular column at the Manila Bulletin and the Edge Davao.

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Mindanao agenda high on donors’ list

News
DAVAO CITY, November 10, 2016 — At the close of the 8th Philippines Development Forum at the SMX Convention Center today, multilateral and bilateral international development partners reiterated ...
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Miriam Defensor Santiago takes away a part of politics that has grown smaller

Miriam Defensor Santiago (1945-2016) - (photo credit www.feu.edu.ph)
News
Miriam Defensor Santiago restored the need to tell the truth in many ways. The force of her thoughts weighed heavily on who she was. She was not afraid ...
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Duterte’s ‘colorful’ words and the deeper context of the Laos trip

Opinion
The departure statements of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte as he left for Vientiane for the ASEAN summit may have worried some and enlivened his detractors, but a deeper ...
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Notes for Vientiane: Finishing off the Abu Sayyaf

Opinion
As this goes online, the ASEAN meeting will also commence in Vientiane, Laos, an event which the President Rodrigo Duterte will attend for the first time. He goes ...
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Davao Business Chamber to hold agri-marketing confab in September 

Economy
The Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) will be hosting the first-ever Agri-marketing Conference on September 23, 2016 at the SMX Convention Center in SM Lanang Premier ...
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On Ira and John’s exchange, I say: Review the kill list

Opinion
Reading the online skirmish between Inquirer’s Ira Panganiban and his opinion editor John Nery gives you a sense that gentlemen even from within the same Manila-based media group ...
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Mindanao’s beer bubbles!

Food Life
Among many new products quickly gaining a following among drink aficionados are craft beers. Known for their strong, down-to-earth taste, these alcoholic beverages reflect the character of their ...
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Cena: A Gem of a Bistro

Modern Bistro Food
Life
Bistro food always intrigues me. What makes it different from a restaurant is that it highlights a chef’s work, creating unique dishes that fuse influence and flavor, creating ...
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Bilibid: A set of questions needing answers from de Lima

Opinion
The first three weeks of the Duterte administration have uncovered many bizarre and unwanted truths about the previous administration and Philippine governance in general. For starters, there is ...
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Time to strengthen the eastern shipping corridor?

We need to start looking for ways to improve the Philippine shipping industry
Economy Opinion
Wherever the international arbitration focuses its rulings on the West Philippine Sea dispute, one thing is clear: we need to find new shipping lanes for our products. A ...
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